INFOGRAPHIC: The global carbon budget

By World Resources Institute | Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:46 AM
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The global “carbon budget” quantifies the amount of carbon dioxide emissions we can emit while still having a chance of limiting global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exceed this budget in only about 30 years—exposing communities to increasingly dangerous forest fires, extreme weather, drought, and...

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